On Fri, Aug 03, 2001 at 11:28:09AM -0700, Glen Gross wrote:
> This gives me the opportunity to ask a question I have been wondering for a 
> while... I've been building kernels with IPSEC support
> and was unclear what kind of load this puts on the system by default.  If IPSEC 
> has hooks into all the networking code, does this
> become an issue on slow or otherwise heavily loaded hardware?  Currently I am 
I wouldn't expect it to be a significant issue.

> The reason this comes up for me is that someone from SSH Communications 
> recently told me that "IPSEC supports IPv6."  Does this mean
> that if I enable IPSEC in the kernel, I should also make sure to enable the 
> IPv6 code?  I would deeply appreciate it
> if someone could shed some light on this subject for me.

IPSEC supports IPv4 as well :-) The comment just means that it works
with both.


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